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You’re Almost Home.

We’re so glad you’re ready to apply for campus housing. Living on campus is one of the best ways to get the most out of your Boise State experience. On campus housing is usually in high demand so apply early. Please review our process below before starting your application.

  • 1 | Apply
  • 2 | Assignment
  • 3 | Move-In

Application Dates

You’re going to love living on campus. Make plans to apply early.

Fall 2018

  • If you want housing for Fall 2018, please contact of office at

Spring 2019

  • Spring 2019 applications are now open. Assignments will be given mid to late November, 2018

Summer 2019

  • Summer applications will open in March.

Application Process

Complete your 10-minute application. You’ll be asked to:

*Your application is not complete until you’ve paid the application fee and housing down payment. If you are under 18 at the time of applying for housing, your parent or guardian will need to verify the application and acknowledgement of the license agreement. They’ll get an email with instructions on how to complete this verification.

Your Preferences

Once we’ve received your application, we’ll get to work.

Fall 2018

If you want housing for Fall 2018, please contact our office at

Spring 2018

Housing assignments are made as space is available on a first-come basis. Move in for Spring 2019 will be Saturday January 5th at noon (MST).

Assignment Timeline

December 3 Housing and Living Learning Program applications open at noon (MST).
January 15 – March 15 Sophomore and above students begin self-assignment. Sophomore and above students who apply after self-assignment will be placed on waitlists and assigned as space becomes available.
April 12 Community assignments will begin being emailed to first year students based on application date and housing availability.
May 13 – May 31 Roommate matching will open for first year students who have received a community. First year students will receive their room and roommate assignment by June 15.
June 15 First year students who apply by this date are guaranteed housing. Students who cancel after this date forfeit their housing down payment.
July 2 First housing charges are posted to students’ accounts.
July 15 Last day to apply for early arrival. Housing cancellation deadline – students who cancel after this date are charged a buyout fee.
July 25 First housing payment due.
August 16 Move-in day!

Move-In Process

Everything you have done so far leads up to the big event — Move-In.

First-Year and Sophomore and Above Students

Move-In for fall semester is always the Friday before classes begin. If you plan to arrive on campus before then, you can apply for early arrival.

Move-In for new students for spring semester is always the Saturday before spring classes begin. If you plan to arrive before then, email

Events & Tour Opportunities

Bronco Day (early April)

Academic showcases, campus tours, scavenger hunts, and a tailgate party leading up to the Bronco spring football game. Take a tour of your housing options.

BroncoVenture Orientations (June, July, August)

  • Tour Housing
  • Register for Classes

Click Here to Start Your Housing Application

The University reserves the right to deny or cancel an On Campus Housing* agreement to an individual whose conduct or criminal history indicates an actual or perceived threat or danger to the University community including students, faculty and staff.

The University may relocate any On Campus Housing* resident without cause or prior notice for health and safety reasons or to protect University property, restore operations, or meet the needs of the University community or its individual members.

* “On Campus Housing” includes Chaffee, Driscoll, Honors College and Sawtooth, Keiser,  Morrison, and Taylor residence halls, Lincoln Townhomes, University Square (Jade, Jasper, Garnet, Topaz), University Suites (Clearwater, Payette, Selway),  the University Apartments (University Heights, University Manor, University Park, University Village), and any designated, temporary overflow housing.